First Edition Thus
Greeenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1970. 224 pages. The account of a white journalist's experiences posing as an African American. ISBN: 281AIB1042582.
First mass market edition (first printing). Very good to near fine in wrappers. Inscribed by Halsell, "For Professor Stephen Jay Gould, with my admiration for your view of life. Grace Halsell, 9.21.74."
Your cataloguer would like to know the story behind the inscription. At the time, Gould had yet to publish a single book and his Mismeasure of Man, a scientific refutation of racial superiority myths, would not be published until 1981. The inscription suggests that Gould may have already been thinking about the subject in the early 1970s. A remarkable association copy.